"One Cut," in rehashing old problems and trying to resolve multiple unresolved issues already exposed in previous films, proves as exasperating as it is weirdly compelling.
Onur Tuke's latest exercise in cynical absurdism, with its sarcastic dialogue, deadpan humor, believably flawed characters and surreal logic may expand the helmer's growing fan base into niche…
Unlike Ray de Felitta's wildly imaginative, underrated cocktail of humor and pathos called "Rob the Mob," based on the same true-life story, "Wannabe" takes a decidedly conventional tack.
Diehard "Bird" fans will delight in this treasure-trove of intimate moments while pic's relentless outpourings of affection might prove too saccharine for general consumption.
Sampling snippets and snatches of lives and conversations, Maysles and his fellow-filmmakers undertake a folk odyssey through northern landscapes that proves a fitting farewell to a great American…
Working in small, skillfully nuanced, always surprising increments, director Dagur Kari, enabled by Gunnar Jonsson's extraordinary perf, charts a moving, totally believable character study of a…
Affably smiling and speaking in the dulcet tones of sweet reason, fanatical cleric Maulana Aziz patiently explains to the filmmakers (and the camera) why he is waging jihad against the Pakistan…
"El Cinco," Argentinean writer-director Adrian Biniez's follow-up to his Berlin prize-winning debut, "Gigante" (2009), begins as an effective, believable but predictable sports drama about an aging…
As a shepherd and his donkey, dog, goats and chickens pursue their peaceful routines, visitors drop by to swap stories of Italy's past and present conflicts.
Bao Nguyen's Tribeca-opening "Live From New York!," despite some judiciously chosen excerpts from great comic bits, turns out to be as much a collection of sound-bites as one might expect from the…
Time, space, color and light are distorted into patterns of dislocation, muffling the synapses that connect sounds and images in this utterly mesmerizing depiction of a teenager's grief.